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Executive Viewpoint: Overcoming challenges to build a scalable, reliable clean-H2 economy

Siemens Energy: de Chammard, A-L

The success of the energy transition hinges on creating a sustainable, reliable and affordable energy system for all.

Ukraine says oil refinery hit, power lines damaged in Russian drone attack

A Russian drone attack set ablaze the Kremenchuk oil refinery in central Ukraine and knocked out power supply in three villages, while falling debris from downed drones damaged railway power lines in a nearby region.

Venezuela's main refining complex running at 10% of capacity after two CDUs shutdown

Venezuela's largest refining complex, the 955,000-bpd Paraguana Refining Center, was operating at about 10% of capacity after two CDUs were shutdown due to a fire and lack of feedstock.

Fire at Afipsky oil refinery near Novorossiisk put out

A fire that broke out at the Afipsky oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar region was promptly extinguished, the region's emergency security authorities said after social media reports of powerful blasts shaking the refinery.

Petoskey Plastics receives NOL from FDA for food-contact PCR-LLDPE

Petoskey Plastics has received a No Objection Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration confirming the capability of its secondary recycling process to produce post-consumer recycled linear, low-density polyethylene material that is suitable for food-contact applications.

Technip Energies has complied at all times with applicable sanctions in relation to the Arctic LNG 2 Project

As of February 24, 2022, the date of the invasion of Ukraine, Technip Energies was overseeing the Arctic LNG 2 project in Gydan, northern Russia. The contract, awarded in 2019, covered engineering, equipment procurement and the construction of three LNG trains.

Saudi Aramco CEO: COP28 should focus on cutting fossil fuel emissions, not output

The chief executive of oil giant Saudi Aramco, said on Tuesday this year's COP28 U.N. climate conference should focus on cutting emissions from hydrocarbons, rather than reducing their production.

Discover Clariant’s new Ceridust 8170 M PTFE-free texturing agent for powder coatings

Rising concerns about the impact of PFAS on human health and the environment have led to a growing demand for PTFE alternatives. As part of this trend, Clariant has launched Ceridust 8170 M, a PFAS/PTFE-free agent with texturing effects for Architectural Powder Coatings.

Blast at illegal Nigerian oil refinery kills 37 people

At least 37 people, including two pregnant women, were burned to death after a blast at an illegal oil refinery in southern Nigeria.

Automakers say they face $14 B in fines from Biden's 'unfeasible' fuel rules

The Biden administration proposal to hike fuel economy standards through 2032 is not feasible and could cost automakers a total of more than $14 B in fines.